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  • Police Speical bundles that are less than 70 years are Closed to Public Access (CPA) and you are advised to contact the Police Archivist for...
These papers usually came from England on the transport. The lists of convicts generally show only name, date and place of trial, and sentence. They are sometimes copies of the indentures with the owner of the ship contracting to transport convicts, or a...

This list is arranged by Sydney and Other districts.

These special bundles are for the series of letters received.

These special bundles are for the series of letters received.

Special Bundles contain correspondence and papers on particular matters or subjects which because of their significance or the quantity of correspondence generated were usually extracted from an agency's main correspondence series and treated separately.

Creating Special Bundles was a way for an agency to highlight records of temporary or long-term interest so that the papers were readily to hand. The general title given to them by the agency often provides little indication of the diversity of the material they may contain.

This list contains: 'Blue Books' 1822-1857 and Public Service Lists 1858-1870

These reports record the vessel's name, tonnage, number of crew, master, from whence, when sailed, cargo, first class passengers' names, names or number of steerage passengers (refer to immigrant lists), and occasionally particulars such as passenger's trade or profession or native place.

These cards detail the service history of State Rail employees born prior to 1900, and were kept by the Finance Branch to record rates of pay, leave, and superannuation entitlements. Most cards relate to permanent employees, but some cards for construction and casual employees are also included...

The files listed here relate to the administration of New South Wales Tramways and Omnibus services.  The files cover suggestions for improvement of services, maintenance of tramway property, complaints, accident reports and proposed route alterations.  Included is some information...

This series consists of forms signed by captains of arriving vessels which contained information about passengers entering Australia. The lists contain general information about the ship and the voyage such as: name and tonnage of the ship; port of departure; name of master; date of arrival;...

Special Bundles contain correspondence and papers on particular matters or subjects which because of their significance or the quantity of correspondence generated were usually extracted from an agency's main correspondence series and treated separately. 

Originally listed as Appendix D in the Guide to Vice Admirality records

Item list for NRS 1788: Registers of bodies received [Sydney City Coroner], 1908-1965, 2 Aug 1908-5 Nov 1947 (3/2225-39), 6 Nov 1947-16 Oct 1958 (3/5527-50), 16 Oct 1958-31 Jan 1965 (3/6254-77).

Council of Education

This has been extracted from the Council of Education Guide, 1866-1880, (PDF, 10mb) where it was originally listed as ...

Council of Education

This has been extracted from the Council of Education Guide, 1866-1880, (PDF, 10mb) where it was originally listed as ...

Council of Education

This has been extracted from the Council of Education Guide, 1866-1880, (PDF, 10mb) where it was originally listed as ...

The Special bundles deal with a wide range of matters including: drafting and amending of legislation; special inquiries, Royal Commissions or investigations related to the administration of justice; staffing arrangements, statements of duties, and appointment of officers; administration and...

Agency 3294, Singleton (Patrick's Plains) Court of Petty Sessions. Alphabetically arranged, the volume records: date, name of prisoner, ship and year, original sentence, employer, accuser and witnesses, charge (or crime), sentence (or how disposed of, including acquittals). The title "Black Book...

Each file includes: particulars of the deceased and the circumstances of death; copies of testimonies and of statements by the police, medical officers or others concerned with the reporting of the death; a list of witnesses; and a copy of the coroner's finding as to the cause of death. Where...

An alphabetical listing of Aboriginal Schools that operated in NSW.

These files deal with the administration of the Education Department and matters relating to education generally. The subjects covered are diverse, ranging from routine administrative matters to policy issues. The correspondence is incomplete for many subjects however; some subjects are...

These files contain information about Adult Migrant Classes, Continuation Classes and Intensive Classes which were established, for migrants learning English, by the Department of Education. The classes were held in factories, clubs, hostels and public schools. The files are arranged in...

The following list is of School Records NRS 3931 (part) held for those Aboriginal Schools administered by the Department of Education and Training. Researchers should be aware that the records may contain language, descriptions and opinions which reflect the author's attitude or that...

Compiled from a list of passengers and crew in NRS 4332 and a number of contemporary newspaper articles.

These journals record moneys deposited in the Colony by persons wishing to sponsor the immigration of a nominated person or group of persons, frequently members of their own family or persons they wished to employ.

Each certificate records the name of the ship and the ship's agent; and the native place, calling, age, health, religion and name of the immigrant. Each is endorsed with a character reference and a certificate of baptism.

Ships to Sydney, Newcastle and Moreton Bay. Each entry records the name, age, marital status, calling, native place, religion, and education of the immigrant. Also recorded are the names of relations in the colony; names and addresses of parents; and any complaints respecting treatment aboard...

These files relate to such matters as the establishment of the Department and the appointment of the first Secretary; the establishment and administration of agricultural colleges, experiment farms and agricultural research stations; agricultural legislation; land settlement for ex-servicemen;...

This is a list of names on headstones. Note that the Name column lists surname only.

Few papers survive for the period 1841-1901.

The papers 1824-1837 include in most cases, a Calendar of persons for trial; Gaol Report; returns of persons tried and sentenced; jury lists; and Presentments of Grand Juries on the state of the water supply, gaols and public buildings. The depositions 1841-1931 have been sorted into Sydney (by...

In addition to letters from Government officials and private individuals, this series includes copies of agreements, despatches, general orders, instructions, ordinary regulations, proclamations, memoranda, reports and returns.

This list is arranged by the last date on a particular file, eg a bundle with papers dating betweeen 1802 and 1825 will appear near other files concluding with papers dating 1825.

This Colonial Secretary's Special Bundle includes a variety of letters, papers and returns dating from 1794 to 1813. For example, it includes victualling and 'slop' clothing books, lists of persons on and off the stores and an annual return of settlers and convicts.

These are, for the most part, applications for land grants, leases and Tickets of Occupation but also include requests relating to other matters such as applications for assigned convicts or to be victualled from the Stores. Memorials frequently contain some background history or other details...

These are principally petitions from convicts, or from family members or other persons on their behalf, for some mitigation of sentence such as a ticket of leave or a pardon. These documents often contain information as to the convict's general conduct and history including the name of the ship...

The returns include: Church of England 1828-1841; Methodist; Presbyterian 1828-1838; Roman Catholic 1828-1838; Roman Catholic 1839-1841; Wesleyan.

Special Bundles contain correspondence and papers on particular matters or subjects which because of their significance or the quantity of correspondence generated were usually extracted from an agency's main correspondence series and treated separately. These bundles cover 1826-1832.

Creating Special Bundles was a way for an agency to highlight records of temporary or long-term interest so that the papers were readily to hand. The general title given to them by the agency often provides little indication of the diversity of the material they may contain. These bundles cover...

Special Bundles contain correspondence and papers on particular matters or subjects which because of their significance or the quantity of correspondence generated were usually extracted from an agency's main correspondence series and treated separately. These bundles cover 1846-1856.

Creating Special Bundles was a way for an agency to highlight records of temporary or long-term interest so that the papers were readily to hand. The general title given to them by the agency often provides little indication of the diversity of the material they may contain. These bundles cover...

Special Bundles contain correspondence and papers on particular matters or subjects which because of their significance or the quantity of correspondence generated were usually extracted from an agency's main correspondence series and treated separately. These bundles cover 1874-1900.

Creating Special Bundles was a way for an agency to highlight records of temporary or long-term interest so that the papers were readily to hand. The general title given to them by the agency often provides little indication of the diversity of the material they may contain. These bundles cover...

These Special Bundles relate to the functions of the Marine Board (1872-1900), its successors the Navigation Department (1900-1936) and the Sydney Harbour Trust Commissioners (1901-1936), and their successor the Maritime Services Board (1936-1995).

These glass negatives are dated c.1870 to c.1960. Some of them are digitised. The negatives record the construction of wharves and adjoining facilities in Sydney Harbour; ferry wharves and passenger...

These files, which the department designated with a "SF" prefix (Special file), have been segregated from the main series of correspondence. They relate to a variety of subjects including: reports on geological surveys and mineral deposits; reports on coalfields; applications for leases;...

Follow the tag "Record Series List" for item lists of selected series. You can also view a list of "Special Bundles" which contain papers on...

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